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FOX
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, nelson mandela, martin luther king, president barack obama. >> reporter: and his own family struggles was thought to him by his parents. >> if you don't know your family's his tpreu it's a bummer -- history it's a bummer. >> the 12-year-old looked to be a crowd favorite. >> this thought continues in your mind, in your mind, in your mind. >> more than one student set the key to winning over an audience is the ability to tell a story through dramatic performance. >> if it's bland and boring if you just speak the words. but but if you act the stories it's like being in a theater while the words are being acted. >> to those things that are not good for us. >> reporter: these contestants say learning to speak on stage before a large audience builds confidence. >> yes we can to justice and equality. yes we can to prosperity. >> reporter: many of the poems and speeches speak about taking control of one's lives despite obstacles. >> showing that you're not afraid to show who you are. picking a poem that is going to show your attitude and show how you feel about everything that's going on. >>
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 6:30pm PDT
rights march on washington led by dr. martin luther king junior. president barack obama will speak on the actual anniversary that is wednesday. while we remember how far the nation has come, we are reminded how far we still have to go even if we are in a progressive city like san francisco. kpix5 on the numbers that show inquality still exists. -- inequality still exists. >> reporter: san francisco has knocked but one trend. 60% of san francisco residents are african-american but they account for more than half of the inmates in jail. >> there is no way you can statistically justify that calculation. >> reporter: former schwarzenegger administration spoke on kpix5 sunday morning. >> i think we have to dig deeper to find answers for why we have this type of disparity in a city that is supposed to be so focused on creating equality. >> it is the struggle that continues across the nation. powell on "face the nation" on what martin luther king junior would say today. >> congratulations on all of the progress that has been made, let's keep going. the dream has not be achieved yet. >> th
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
week the nation remembers martin luther king, jr. and the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. on wednesday president obama will talk about the reason for that march, jobs and justice. on saturday, thousands gathered at the national mall where king gave his "i have a dream" speech in 1963. many say his dream of racial equality is still unfinished. colin powell talked about his experiences with racism. >> in my lifetime, over a long career in public life, i have been refused access to restaurants where i couldn't eat even though i just came back from vietnam. we can't give you a hamburger. come back some other time. >> despite many accomplishes racial bias still exists in part of the country. >>> at the mtv video music awards justin timberlake stole the show. [ music playing ] >> timberlake took home the night's biggest prize, video of the year for his song mirrors and received the michael jackson video van guard award. the other winners were macklemore and ryan lewis. they won best hip hop video and video with a social message. >> the panda cub born on friday is in excellent h
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. west about president obama, foreign policies, domestic issues, racism and even dr. martin luther king. our full interview airs tonight on "talk to ajoy. i hope every will join in. >> a lively discussion. thank you. >>> just ahead its championship sunday at the little league world series. we'll have a live report from williamsport, pennsylvania, in just a bit. standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. >> one of publishishing greatest mystery may be solved. what j.d.salinger was working on in the last years of his life. "the catcher in the rye," and draws in sal linear's interest in eastern religion. the last novel came out in the 1960s when he withdrew from public life. he died in 2010 at the age of 91. >>> the son of deceased author leonard said he may finish his father's last novel. peter leonard said he talked to his father about complet
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
, from phillips'. >>> massive cuts as the nation celebrates 50 years since dr. martin luther king's speech i have a dream. president obama gets ready to speak at a ceremony honoring the march on washington. those are the topics for our agenda panel. corey and ryan join me now. let's start with the new analysis coming in from voting in 2012. exactly who was most disenfranchised. according to this new survey from the advancement project, we have racial minorities the most affected from these voter i.d. laws and veterans, americans with disabilities, and students. corey, talk about this. is that being taken into consideration as we look at certain states that are now imposing these stricter voter i.d. laws? it seems they are constantly seeking a resolution for a problem that doesn't exist. >> thomas, there is no evidence that voter fraud is occurring with any statistical significance in any state. i think what you're seeing, though, the last two years when these laws are challenged in courts, judges are take into account those who are affected but also taking into account what each sta
ABC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
washington, d.c. and dr. martin luther king, junior's i have a dream speech. the eyes of the nation will focus on the lincoln memorial on wednesday. president obama will speak at the let freedom ring ceremony on the same steps where dr. king spoke. >>> new at 11:00, abc7 continues its support of the taylor family foundation by celebrating a day in the park at camp arroyo in livermore this afternoon. our own cheryl jennings, mike nico and william about you are ton joined -- william burton joined a thousand others at the fundraiser. the fundraiser hopes to raise a million dollars to provide free camp and services to kids with life-threatening illnesses and life altering conditions like sophie's place, a mobile unit for music therapy. >> people don't realize that doctors are writing prescriptions on prescription pads for specific therapies in music because they are creating pathways and brain injuries. >> nfl hall of famer steve young founded the forever young foundation and is partnered with the foundation for nearly 25 years. visit abc7news.com for more on camp arroyo. the amazing ch
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 2:00am PDT
. martin luther king, junior's i have a dream speech. the eyes of the nation will focus on the lincoln memorial on wednesday. president obama will speak at the let freedom ring ceremony on the same steps where dr. king spoke. >>> new at 11:00, abc7 continues its support of theamin taylor family foundation by celebrating a day in the park at camp arroyo in livermore this afternoon. our own cheryl jennings, mike nico and william about you are ton joined -- william burton joined a thousand others at the fundraiser. the fundraiser hopes to raise a million dollars to provide free camp and services to kids with life-threatening illnesses and life altering conditions like sophie's place, a mobile unit for music therapy. >> people don't realize that doctors are writing prescriptions on prescription pads for specific therapies in music because they are creating pathways and brain injuries. >> nfl hall of famer steve young founded the forever young foundation and is partnered with the foundation for nearly 25 years. visit abc7news.com for more on camp arroyo. the amazing children it helps and ho
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> president obama will speak at the lincoln memorial this wednesday mark, 50 years since martin luther king, jr.'s historic "i have a dream" speech. the republican party held a special luncheon today to mark the anniversary featuring the chairman reince priebus and some prominent african-american republicans. and t.w. shannon is joining us right now. he's the speaker of the house in oklahoma. may i call you mr. speaker? >> sure, wolf, you just call whatever you like. >> thank you very much. you're here in washington to honor dr. martin luther king, jr., the 50th anniversary of his "i have a dream" speech but did you it with the rnc in a special event. tell us what was going on. >> i think when you think about how the country has changed since 50 years ago when dr. king first gave his "i have a dream" speech, i think the rnc priebus's timing on commemorating that event was well worth it. we had people from all walks of life that came to the luncheon to participate, to recognize and not only were we honoring a man, but we
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
against the state of texas over a new voter i.d. law. as president obama prepares to address the nation wednesday on the steps of the lincoln memorial on the actual anniversary of dr. martin luther king's speech. how will the president take on the voter suppression laws. joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, co-host of in play, "washington post" editorial columnist ruth marcus and "new york times" white house correspondenter jackie combs. welcome all. first to you, chris cizilla. this is a very big week, obviously, for all of us, those of us who remember the march, those of us, those people who were not even born and those people who were the real heros of the march. what will president obama do? he has had differing approaches towards this issue, but with the trayvon martin comments we've seen how he's willing to, you know, grasp it and break new ground. >> yeah. you know, andrea, i thought the trayvon martin speech somewhat impromptu remarks the president gave, if i had to pick out sort of the most memorable moments of this first eight months or so, almost nine months of politi
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am EDT
washington continue today in the nation's capitol. the 1963 march culminated with dr. martin luther king's i have a dream speech. today includes a freedom festival. it will host the k through eighth grade educational initiative. >> president obama awards the nothing medal of honor today to army staff sergeant ty carter. it is the country's highest military honor, awarded for personal accountion of valor above and beyond the call of duty. he is credited with saving the lives of his fellow soldiers during a tab ban attack in afghanistan back in 2009. he will be the fifth living soldier from the wars in iraq and afghanistan to receive that award. >> the high profile trial of chinese politician is coming to an end. he could facing the death penalty. the trial wraps up with some new details from bo she lie himself. >> if it wasn't this, then you've got to think that something else extraordinary he said, because this is an unexpected twist. he was talking his long time ally, the police chief who the flights in february 2012 to the nearby consulate started the ball rolling for this entire political
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
something. >> i encourage all of you to keep dr. martin luther king jr.'s dream alive. >> i have a dream today. >> the number two trender. let's get the twerk. miley's vma performance blurred the lines. ♪ >> while katie perry roared her support for obama care. and got a shoutout from president obama. >> my tweet has been posted. that's what i'm talking about. >> and this week's top trender. golden state ♪ california here we come >> california is golden again. >> remarkable turn around in the nation's most populace state. >> after terminator's economy tanked. >> california is in a state of emergency. >> the economic conditions have been deteriorating rapidly. the $42 billion deficit is a rock upon our chest. has tas la vista, baby. >> governor jerry brown has turned california's budget around. he faced a $26 billion deficit. california voters had actually agreed to tax themselves. >> the state is on track to post a surplus this year. >> for the next four years, we're talking about a balanced budget. >> that's gold, jerry. gold ♪ california soul >> let me tell you, folks, that's not
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
and freedom led by marthe been luther king jr. back in august 28th, 1963. that anniversary is this wednesday, and another gathering is planned, called the let freedom ring ceremony. president obama's expected to speak, and we'll have live coverage on our companion network, c-span, as well as c-span radio. and among the events we're covering today, an event from the w.k. kellogg foundation on race in america. we'll have that entire event for you later in our program's scheduled to, but here's a brief look. >> i think early on mark raised the question, pointed out that the voting rights is a key issue that was on the minds of so many people over the course of this weekend. and we've seen, i guess, the question i would put out there is where do we go next based on this ruling? what is next? ben? >> well, folks right now are, you know, focused on three or four big things, right? we've got to get comprehensive immigration reform through. we have to get section four of the voting rights act restored. we have to raise the minimum wage and perhaps, quite frankly, raise it higher than we ev
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
anniversary. >> exactly. the anniversary itself, august 28th is the anniversary of martin luther king's "i have a drm" speech. we saw the beginning of the events at theational mall. tens of thousands of people. speeches from al sharpton. eric holder, the attorney general was there. >> and obama is going to be there on wednesday, right? >> on wednesday. he is scheduled to speak and it will be people talking about this moment in time and a lot of search interest around the speech itself, maybe wanting to see what did he say and how i that resinating today. >> whatever your politics, 50 years later an african american president standing there. >> yeah, powerful. >> and amanda knox. >> yeah, there's a new tri been ordered in florence italy. she was, the appellate court acquitted her in 2011 of this murder of her roommate. she is back in the u.s. and student at the university of washington. she had a book come out called waiting to be heard but this new trial starts september 30th and her lawyers said she is not going to go back for the trial. not surprising but she generates a lot of search in
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
martin luther king, jr. akin 1963. that anniversary is this wednesday and another gathering is bland at the steps of the lincoln memorial. the let freedom ring ceremony will be featuring remarks by president obama. we will have live coverage of approximately 11 a.m. eastern time on our companion network c-span as well as c-span radio. ahead of wednesday's ceremony celebrating the march on washington 50 years ago, the kellogg foundation hosted an event on race in america. we'll show the entire conversation later on the networks, but here's a preview. >> i think mark raised the question, point out the voting rights is a key issue on the minds of so many people. we've seen, i guess the question i would put out is where to go next based on this? what is next? >> the folks -- we focus right now, focus on three or four big things. we've got to get comprehensive immigration reform through. we have to get section four of the voting rights act restored. we have to raise the minimum wage and perhaps quite frankly race it-ever have before. and then folks are okasan stand your ground law's and r
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